Het Gemaal / The Pumpingstation



You can go up to the roof of the building. Standing between the discs you can look to the four directions. Inside the artwork is a 50 cubic metre working pumpstation. It’s function is to pump back the rising ground water to the river in case of high waterlevels.

Concrete, steel, 7 x 7 x 7 metres.

Commissioned by: Rijkswaterstaat, Waterschap Rijn & IJssel, Van den Biggelaar Groep
Westervoort, The Netherlands. 2009





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